Vietnam chairs meeting of UNSC’s Informal Working Group on International Tribunals

Thursday, 2020-06-04 10:15:07
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Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC)’s Informal Working Group on International Tribunals convened its first meeting in 2020 on June 3 under the chair of Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Head of the Vietnamese Mission to the UN and the group’s chairman.

In his remarks at the online meeting, Quy affirmed Vietnam’s commitments to promoting multilateralism, the UN Charter and international law.

As Chair of the group, Vietnam will push ahead with dialogues in the spirit of construction and cooperation between the group, the Chair, the Prosecutor of the mechanism and the UN Secretariat, in order to soon complete tasks assigned by the UNSC, he said.

Delegates reviewed the mechanism’s performance over the past six months, and measures to improve its operational efficiency, overcome the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and support judicial agencies in countries.

Apart from the working group, Vietnam is holding the Chairmanship of the UNSC’s South Sudan Sanctions Committee and the Lebanon Sanctions Committee.